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Runaways: A Musical

Cast members from Runaway.

The jittery, desperate energy of youth fuels Runaways, a gut-punch of a musical that deftly blends different musical styles from pop to hip-hop, jazz to reggae. Creator Elizabeth Swados interviewed young addicts, con artists, and victims of sex trafficking —all homeless runaways and orphans— to craft a portrait of what it’s like to be a kid on the edges of society. Their stories — angry, joyful, both childish and grown beyond their years — will stay with you long after the last brilliant note has faded. 

Music, lyrics and book by Elizabeth Swados
Directed by Lou Moreno, artistic director of New York City’s INTAR Theatre
Nov. 1, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.
School Matinee: Nov. 8 at 10 a.m.
The Rand Theater

Not ready to commit? Buy a single ticket for $15 to Runaways, and if you like what you see, you can put that $15 toward an upgrade to a season subscription. You must contact the Fine Arts Center box office by Nov. 15 to upgrade.

On a budget? Pay only $5 for students and seniors.

Paying at the door just got way easier! Leave your cash at home! We now take credit cards, as well as UCards, at the door.

All seating is general admission.

Visit the Fine Arts Center Box Office to buy subscriptions, single tickets, and discounts. 

Box Office: 1-800-999-UMAS or 413-545-2511